Brittany Hill Vivian Le Courteous Review

Brittany Hill

Contemporary Art

Exhibit Review

 

Vivian Le Courteous: Edible?

The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is currently featuring a twenty year retrospective of the Denver based artist Vivian Le Courteous. Throughout her career she has been exploring a multitude of ideas that stem from food: as a connection to family heritage, community, ritual, and types of consumption. She uses a wide range of mediums such as video, installation, sculpture, photography, and most recently interactive installation. As the title Edible? enquires, viewers must question what is food preparation? What is important? What is edible? Continue reading

Brittany Hill Lecture Review #2

Brittany Hill

Contemporary Art

Lecture Review- Amelia Jones

Amelia Jones from McGill University presented her lecture titled “Queer Feminist Durationality: The Trace of the Subject in Contemporary Art” which outlines a small portion of her book. In general, she explores the idea of identity in visual arts, specifically focusing on the underrepresented queer culture and how it has evolved from a traditional feminist lens. Some main topics she discusses is how fetishism reflects representation of gender and identity, and the open ended process of identification versus identity. Continue reading

Brittany Hill Lecture Review #1

Brittany Hill

Contemporary Art

Lecture Review- Heidi Gearhart

 

During the lecture “Is There Virtue in Virtuosity? Art and Skill in the Medieval Monastery” Heidi Gearhart analyzes the purpose of monastery books from the 1000-1100’s. Focusing predominately on the Wolfenbuttel book, written by Theophilus, she discusses the two main themes of the book: craftsmanship and the theory behind it.  Continue reading

Clyfford Still Paper-Brittany Hill

Brittany Hill

A Review of Clyfford Still

The impressive collection at the Clyfford Still museum in downtown Denver showcases the extensive career of the influential abstract expressionist artist. Continue reading

Brittany Hill Intellectual Profile

  1. Give some basic information about your studies and fields of interest.

Im currently a junior studying studio arts, with an emphasis in drawing. Although drawing is my preferred medium, taking digital art classes here at CU has definitely inspired me to explore other mediums like sound, video, photoshop ect.  Continue reading